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Choosing Fras-le is choosing safety and performance when you need it the most.  when you think brakes, think Fras-le.

More than 65 years of tradition reflected in quality

Who We Are

Fras-le, a leading global manufacturer of commercial vehicle friction materials and brake systems, is poised to make a significant impact on the United Kingdom market with its cutting-edge CV braking solutions.


Established in 1954 in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, the company has grown to become a prominent player in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry. With a reputation for innovation and quality, Fras-le brings a wealth of expertise to meet the demanding needs of the UK's commercial vehicle sector.

Fras-le is one of the world's largest manufacturers of friction material, serving both Original Equipment and aftermarket.

With manufacturing units in Brazil, United States, China, Argentina, Uruguay, and India, Fras-le has ten industrial plants, six distribution centres, four commercial offices, two technology and development centres and a team capable of serving customers in more than 120 countries on five continents, offering more than 14,000 references. Since 1996, Fras-le has been part of the Randon group of Companies.

Fras-Le Headquarters in Brazil, the Largest Friction Manufacturer of Brake Pads and Linings in South America

Research & Development Center

Caxias do Sul, Brazil

In its advanced Research & Development Center which is one of the best-equipped labs in the world. Fras-le houses chemical, physical and pilot labs that enable it to develop premium high performance products.

Proving Ground

Fras-Le Proving Ground for all vehicle testing, testing brake pads stopping distances, friction levels and performance

Farroupilha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Located 2.5miles from Fras-le, the CTR features 20 different tracks, totaling a length of over 9 miles. The tests are undertaken using different surfaces and specific irregularities under the most diverse conditions.

It also features a 2,200 m² building, where there is a workshop for vehicle preparation and a structural lab, equipped with a 94 m² seismic base, electro-hydraulic actuators and workbenches for high-performance vibrational tests.

This technological complex is managed by a team of skilled engineers, and technicians.

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